BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Introducing safe & easy ethylene application in Australia

    Introducing safe & easy ethylene application in Australia

    CATALYTIC GENERATORS Australia will be showcasing the revamped Easy-Ripe® ethylene generator at Hort Connections in Melbourne, Australia from June 24-26. As a provider of ethylene ripening solutions globally, Hort Connections offers Catalytic Generators Australia the unique opportunity to meet with both new and current customers located in Australia and demonstrate new ethylene ripening products. “Our focus at Hort Connections is to show attendees how our systems provide more effective ripening and make it safer and easier than traditional methods," said Leigh Cummin of Catalytic… Read more

  • How quality control for bananas begins at the warehouse

    How quality control for bananas begins at the warehouse

    One of the most important steps in any fruit ripening process starts at the very beginning: receiving the fruit as it comes into the warehouse or distribution center. At times it may seem unimportant or easy to overlook, but when this quality control procedure is disregarded, damaged fruit can go unaccounted for and often lead to a preventable loss. The common practice for ripeners is to have some form of quality control procedure when receiving fruit at the ripening facility. The best practice is to never accept bananas below 58°F (14.4°C) air or trailer temperature. Check the temperature… Read more

  • Sponsoring the Postharvest Technology for over 10 years

    Sponsoring the Postharvest Technology for over 10 years

    CATALYTIC GENERATORS and sister company, QA Supplies are sponsoring the UC Postharvest Technology Center Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop for the 11 th year April 2-3, 2019. “Sponsoring this event allows our business to support the amazing efforts of the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center! Furthermore, it’s all about what we do,” said Greg Akins, President & CEO of Catalytic Generators. When asked how attending the upcoming workshop is beneficial, Akins stated, “Most attendees need to know where’s the best place to buy equipment for ethylene application, or quality… Read more

  • New Easy-Ripe® ethylene generator at CPMA

    New Easy-Ripe® ethylene generator at CPMA

    CATALYTIC GENERATORS announced they will showcase the redesigned Easy-Ripe® ethylene generator at the CPMA Annual Convention & Trade Show in MontrĂ©al, Quebec Tuesday, April 2nd to Thursday, April 4th, 2019 at Booth #1910. The CPMA Annual Convention & Trade Show is the CPMA’s primary event and Canada’s largest event dedicated to the fruit and vegetable industry. Attendees have the unique opportunity to network with industry leaders and enhance their business in Canada through an exceptional combination of education and networking opportunities. With over 4,000 participants from… Read more

  • Catalytic Generators launches the Easy-Ripe® XT

    Catalytic Generators launches the Easy-Ripe® XT

    CATALYTIC GENERATORS today announced the launch of a new version of the Easy-Ripe® Generator that can be permanently installed on the exterior of a ripening room. Called the Easy-Ripe® XT, this model produces ethylene on the room’s exterior and uses a flue system to direct the generator’s ethylene output into the room. Rooms that have little or no convenient space for the generator inside the room will benefit from this exterior mounting of the unit. The Easy-Ripe® XT utilizes a sealed, insulated elbow joint which is mounted outside of a ripening room. Inside the room, pipes will be… Read more

  • Catalytic Generators Sponsors UC Davis Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop

    Catalytic Generators Sponsors UC Davis Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop

    Catalytic Generators and sister company, QA Supplies, will be sponsoring the 25th Annual UC Postharvest Technology Center Fruit Ripening & Ethylene Management Workshop at the University of California Postharvest Center April 2-3, 2019. The workshop is intended for shippers and fruit handlers (wholesale and retail) and produce managers who are involved in handling and ripening fruits and fruit-vegetables. The focus of this workshop is to increase profits by reducing losses at the receiving end, and delivering ready-to-eat, delicious fruits and fruit-vegetables to the consumer. Attendees… Read more

  • Success of Catalytic Generators in its debut at Fruit Logistica

    Success of Catalytic Generators in its debut at Fruit Logistica

    Catalytic Generators, specializing in safe and easy ripening of bananas, tomatoes, avocados, mangos, papaya, kiwi and other fruits exhibited for the first time in Fruit Logistica. The company, working worldwide, sells and leases the Easy-Ripe® Generator, used for ripening a variety of fruits and vegetables; the Citrus generator, specific for citrus fruit degreening; ethylene generators for tobacco curing; Ethy-Gen® II Ripening Concentrate, an easy and safe way to generate and apply desired amounts of ethylene, and the SmartRipe® Ethylene Sensor and Controller, ripening room management… Read more

  • Redesigned Easy-Ripe® generator improves ethylene application accuracy & efficiency

    Redesigned Easy-Ripe® generator improves ethylene application accuracy & efficiency

    CATALYTIC GENERATORS announced they will be showcasing a newly redesigned Easy-Ripe® Ethylene Generator for fruit ripening and degreening at Fruit Logistica, February 6-8, 2019 at Hall 26/F-01. The redesigned Easy-Ripe® Generator features a clean, white coating and produces consistent, non-pressurized and safe ethylene levels for uniform ripening and degreening. No mixture with inert gas is needed, making the system inherently safe. An adjustable ethylene output allows for adaption to any ethylene PPM requirement or room size. With the specially formulated liquid Ethy-Gen® II, the… Read more

  • Catalytic Generators at Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference

    Catalytic Generators at Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference

    CATALYTIC GENERATORS and sister company, QA SUPPLIES, will be exhibiting at the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference January 10-13, 2019 in Savannah, GA, Booth 548. The Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference is the largest educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors, and suppliers. As the world leader in ethylene ripening technology, Catalytic Generators looks forward to the opportunity to connect with current and future customers involved in the ripening process of fresh produce. Attendees will have the… Read more

  • Catalytic Generators at the New York Produce Show

    Catalytic Generators at the New York Produce Show

    CATALYTIC GENERATORS and sister company, QA Supplies, exhibited at the 9th annual New York Produce Show at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City December 12th. As a first-time exhibitor, Catalytic Generators had the opportunity to meet Northeast customers and smaller retailers in a more intimate showroom. There was a wide range of visitors, of course concentrated from the NY Metro area, but also from across the U.S. and some from abroad. "Those viewing our booth seemed to be most interested in ethylene application for avocados, mangoes and bananas, as well as maturity testing via… Read more